Forensic Engineering Expert 35465 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience using forensic engineering, accident reconstruction, and biomechanics to analyze and reconstruct accidents and to perform biomechanical analysis of injuries. My expertise includes accident reconstruction includes: traffic / vehicular (auto, truck, pedestrian, motorcycle, occupant motion, low speed impacts); slips & falls (friction testing); industrial accidents; and recreational and sports accidents. My additional expertise in biomechanics includes: bone and soft tissue injuries (head, back, neck, and extremities, including disc, rotator cuff, and knee injuries); slip, trip, & fall injuries; automotive, industrial, construction, recreational, sports, and altercation types of injuries. My forensic engineering expertise includes: failure of mechanical equipment; machine components; rotating machinery; power process; belt conveyors; machine guards; forklifts and cranes; garage doors; and heat transfer analysis. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise


Ph.D.EngineeringUniversity of California Los Angeles
M.S.PhysicsUniversity of California Los Angeles
B.A.PhysicsCalifornia State University San Diego

Licenses Certifications

Registered Professional Engineer
Mechanical Engineer
Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Examiners

Awards & Affiliation

Referenced in Who's Who in Engineering
Rocketdyne Leadership Award
Rockwell Meritorious Disclosure Award

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases